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Heaven is a Place on Earth

Sandy toes. Stress melting waves. Towering sand dunes. Heaven on Earth? You tell us. Between shoreline strolls, well-worn hiking trails, and pick up games of frisbee, you’ll discover a piece of paradise all your own. Here, you’ll find adventure and history intertwined in 15,000 acres of diverse national park terrain, acclaimed entertainment venues, beloved buildings, curated experiences, and a long list of local festivals.

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Dune Clothiers at the Schoolhouse Shop

Dune Clothiers at the Schoolhouse Shop

20% OFF on purchase of $50 or more Apparel for men and women Located at: 278 E. 1500 North Chesterton, IN 46304 219-926-5001 Hours: 10am-5pm;…

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Nature's Remedies

Nature’s Remedies

15% OFF One Item Only Supplements • Sports Nutrition • Bulk Foods/Spices Natural Foods • Body Care • Wheat/Gluten Free Location: 2812 N.…

Casual Dining

Sunrise Family Restaurant

Sunrise Family Restaurant

Buy one entree with a drink and get one entree and drink free of equal or lesser value Family owned and run restaurant serving all types of…

Hotels & Inns

Baymont by Wyndham Portage

Baymont by Wyndham

$10 Off a one night stay or $25 off two night stay on regular full-priced rooms Wake up to a delicious free breakfast buffet, and keep up with your…

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Valparaiso

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites

$10 OFF regular rates for one or two-night stay The Holiday In Express is a hotel that blends excellent customer service with modern hospitality.…

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Philips Ace Hardware & Gift Gallery

Philips Ace Hardware & Gift Gallery

$5 OFF your next purchase of $25 or more. Hardware, tool, gifts, Fannie Mae candy, greeting cards, mini-storage, Boy Scout supplies, and…

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Beaches

Which Indiana Dunes Beach Should You Visit?

Thinking about visiting the Indiana Dunes and wondering which beach you should visit? This guide will help you decide!

Wildlife

The Upside-Down Bird With the Strange Song

Bobolinks have color unlike most birds and have a strange, metallic sounding song.

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(219) Taproom

Pull up a stool! A “traditional” taproom, (219) features 16 taps with four to eight taps from one or more carefully-curated breweries with a…

109 S. 3rd St., Chesterton

49’er Drive-In Theatre

Experience a blast from the past at a place that has been chosen as one of the top drive-ins in the nation. Open weekends in April, May, and…

675 N. Calumet Ave., Valparaiso

4th Street Theater

This award-winning community theater produces blockbuster musicals and more. Call or check their website for a schedule.

125 N. 4th St., Chesterton

A Van-Go Chauffeur & Shuttle

Are you looking for safe, reliable transportation for your special event? A Van-Go’s 15 passenger van creates a comfortable, stress-free solution.

1353 Berg St., Porter

Aaron’s Mortgage Inn

This local bar serves Italian beef, cheeseburgers, and daily specials. They also serve JJ’s Pizza all day and night.

1400 Broadway, Chesterton

Abbiocco Italian Cuisine

Abbiocco translates to "food coma" in Italian and is a chef-driven contemporary Italian restaurant with menu highlights that include a variety of…

600 Gateway Blvd. N, Chesterton

Aberdeen Manor

Aberdeen Manor provides a perfect, romantic backdrop for your special event. Your ceremony can take place outdoors or in the chapel, both of which…

216 Ballantrae St., Valparaiso

Acorn Acres

Acorn Acres is a local family farm. They raise “good” food with natural and sustainable practices. You will find natural healthy meat, produce,…

360 Indian Boundary Rd, Chesterton

Acton Creative

Acton Creative makes unique handwoven items such towels and a variety of handbags. All one-of-a-kind and ready for you! See their website for…

Call for information, Chesterton

Affordable Suites of America Portage

This fully furnished all-suite hotel near the Indiana Dunes provides the comfort and convenience that long-term travelers value most, including a…

1550 Olmstead Dr., Portage

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RVs & Campgrounds

Sunset Hill Farm County Park Campground

This seasonal campground in the Indiana Dunes area is located within the beautiful Sunset Hill Farm Count Park. Its campsites can accommodate large…

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Lakeshore Camp Resort

This 940 site membership park has 125 full hookup campsites and 12 cabins available for rent to the general public. They are conveniently located 10…

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Sand Creek Campground

This peaceful, family-oriented campground is just minutes from the Indiana Dunes State Park and offers everything a camper could want. Full electric…